Wednesday, May 30, 2007

RS-24 Missile Test and US ABM

On May 29, Russia tested their latest ICBM call "RS-24" capable of carrying 10 Nuclear Warheads (MIRV) with multiple objectives and also design to evade ABM, it was fired from Plesetsk Cosmodrome and hit a target 3400 miles away on Kamchatka Peninsula on the Pacific Ocean.

This new missile is an upgrade of the SS-27 (state of the art on ICBMs), also this new ICBM is tend to replace the old but still effective SS-18 (most powerful ICBM in the world) and SS-19.


RIA Novosti - Russia - Russia hits target in ICBM debut test

BBC NEWS | Russia tests long-range missile

Russian Official Boasts of New ICBM | World Latest | Guardian Unlimited

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